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I Fainted

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    It was while I was shopping.

    If been trying on all kinds of things, and as I got up from tying some boots on I came over quite dizzy. I fainted. They called the first aider and an ambulance was called. A couple of days later I went in with the boots, and returned them.
    Paca24 Paca24 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 9, 2014

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    At School

    It was a normal day, like i'd eaten breakfast and everything. I was meeting with my science teacher in her office during school--just to review some stuff for a test, and I just started feeling really weird all of a sudden. I didn't feel sick or feel pain at all, just like I was...
    chocomilk chocomilk 16-17 Mar 15, 2012

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    Ending With A Thud

    Now, I have only ever fainted once, or twice in my entire life, and it did involve some drama. Well, quite a lot. In fact, I recall fainting twice in one day. When I was thirteen, I got told I had Vertigo. (When a person thinks that their surroundings are constantly moving) Now...
    Trespasser1479 Trespasser1479 16-17, M 1 Response May 28, 2013

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    Fainting is a strange experience.

    For many people, it can be a real ordeal: it may be a frequent occurrence, it may have happened in public or in some other really embarrassing situation. I have fainted only once in my life, and in many ways I had it pretty easy when I did: I wasn’t ill, it wasn’t in public...
    macmann macmann 56-60, M 1 Response Oct 19, 2014

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    It's horrid! I have felt very faint on a number

    of occasions. I wont go through them all but i will go through the main ones. I was at school once, i wasn't feeling well and had been off the day before. I went to school thinking "i'll be ok", when infact i was deffinetly not. I was standing up in singing and i suddenly got...
    Elle2002 Elle2002 16-17, F Aug 30, 2014

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    Linda

    I've only ever fainted once but my wife, Linda has fainted 29 times, been knocked unconscious once by a boy at school and had 11 general anaesthetics.She has fainted at church, school, work, hospital and home. When she fainted at work she must have knocked herself out too or just...
    gingertom5005 gingertom5005 61-65, M 4 Responses Dec 12, 2008

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    I Passed Out At Home Twice

    Long story short I used to live with my step-mom and dad. My step-mom mentally abused me. In the last few years I lived there when she would start I would pass out. This only happened twice, but still it happened. Both time I passed out in front of the whole family. My step-mom...
    emmy1127 emmy1127 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29, 2013

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    It happened again!! Okay

    so this time I was in school again, I was walking to find the technician because the teachers interactive whiteboard wasn't working, so I wandered around. All of a sudden I felt as if I has been shot and I could feel all of the blood pulsing through my arms. Nothing...when I...
    thedimone thedimone 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 24, 2014

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    I Faint Into a Dreams

    I'm 19 years old and have fainted several times in my life. (I'm trying to count them up in my head as I'm writing this) I'd say it's been anywhere from 7-10 times being that sometimes I'd pass out multiple times within the span of a few minutes. Usually the spell was triggered...
    orionsreverie orionsreverie 18-21, F 22 Responses Jun 9, 2008

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    That burping game !!!

    .?. And i Fainted? I was doing that burping on command thing, don't ask me why, i was like 10, and i was doing ok. Then suddenly I felt strange in a horrid way. I had gone dizzy, i felt sick, then bang, passed out on the floor. I woke up and that was weird, but after like 2 and 1...
    Elle2002 Elle2002 16-17, F Jun 2, 2014

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    Dreams

    I passed out for the 4th time in my life today and I'm getting more and more curious about it.  The first time I don't remember well, but I was about 9 and drowning in the ocean, fading in and out of consciousness until the lifeguards saved me.  The second time was in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Mar 18, 2008

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    I have fainted twice.

    The first time happened while I was cutting an onion. The knife slipped and I sliced my thumb. I went to the sink and washed it off, and after it stopped bleeding I stood over the counter trying to catch my breath. I could slowly feel my body losing control and my vision...
    BoundlessPancake BoundlessPancake 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I Fainted In Maths

    Okay so it was LITERALLY 41 degrees celsius today! I live in Aus and it gets seriously hot around here! Anyway so this is what happened: I was in maths class, and i hadnt eaten much during the day. basically had a coffee with one sugar for breakky, piece of fruit for recess, and...
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    I fainted and hit my head on the mantlepiece in

    my room (apparently. there was blood on the floor after) and I had passed out before but this time when I fully came around to consciousness I was in the car holding paper towel to my head on the way to a&e. According to my parents I had taken myself downstairs (I have a vague...
    saqwerpoiuyt saqwerpoiuyt 13-15, F Jun 15, 2014

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    I had about 13 friends over

    for a sleepover. We were all in the basement while my parents were in their bedroom upstairs. I was feeling really sick. Nausea and dizziness. I told my closest friend that I wasn't feeling well and had to sit down for a while. She kept asking if I was okay and I told her yes...
    Flexiforevs Flexiforevs 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 21, 2014

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    22/02/15 I was in exams,

    preparing for my GCSEs and I had just finished my physics when it was time to leave. I arose from my seat and began to wander out when I began to feel light headed. I knew what was coming and I could sort of guess where there would be a seat, so I felt around however...they had...
    thedimone thedimone 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 28

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    A Few Times

    The last time I ended up in the hospital and with a scar on my face that'll be there for the rest of my life. Here's a tip: if you feel faint it's best to sit with your head between your legs for as long as it takes. Don't try walking until you really feel OK. Trust me on...
    CandyAppleRed CandyAppleRed 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 10, 2007

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    Too Many Times...

    i've got very low blood pressure, so i can't stand for too long. everytime i stand for over 30 minutes, i faint. i sometimes faint when getting out of bed, or standing up too fast... i once fainted after running 2 miles in school. i actually enjoy the feeling after you faint, you...
    stmingiux stmingiux 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 10, 2008

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    I had it coming. Of course being 14 I required

    my diphtheria, tetanus, polio and meningitis c immunisation boosters, which as everyone should know comes on the form of injections. The thing is I have a phobia of injections. Anyway, it was my turn for the injections, and after walking out of the office and wandering the...
    thedimone thedimone 13-15, F Mar 14

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    This while a little while ago.

    I was on a morning jog my with my father and dog before school it was literally five in the morning. We'd just started our run and made it down the street when I felt faint but I ignored it as I get 'pre-faint' symptoms regularly but I often don't actually faint. I continued...
    BriGrace BriGrace 13-15, F Feb 21

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    ok so i was on a school trip to spain on a

    excruciatingly long 24 hour coach ride, it was really hot and i was stupid enough not to drink much in fear of needing the loo. i suffer mildly from claustrophobia so the euro tunnle was my worst nightmare! in the tunnle we were aloud off the coach and i was really panicking, it...
    dontreallywanttoputmyname dontreallywanttoputmyname 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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    Fainted At The Gym Again!

    Here's the story.... I haven't been going to the gym for a couple months because of my side job as a model. So, obviously I'm a tad out of shape. I go back to the gym and do some light work on my upper body. I'm not accustomed to some of the workout machines because they are new...
    Dot11 Dot11 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 10, 2012

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    Pe Faint, Appendices Burst :/

    I fainted once in PE. I personally think I'm a very strong person when it comes to illnesses, I hate making a fuss and don't like the attention but this one day I got up in the morning and my stomach was hurting quite a bit. Since I had experienced IBS before but grew out of it I...
    EmilysmithErsonrules EmilysmithErsonrules 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 1, 2011

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    I was hanging out at my friends house one

    afternoon after school. He was painting his bathroom and I was standing in the hall talking to him. I started to feel strange... Like I was light headed so sat down. I wasn't feeling weird because of the paint fumes as it has never bothered me before. The next thing I know I'm...
    junebug787 junebug787 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 11, 2014

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    This happened last year.

    It was a normal day and I went to school as usual. I didn't feel sick or have the slightest feeling of dizziness. It was a Thursday and I'd just finished netball training so I came home and had a shower. That day my mum bought me red dye to put through my hair. So I was washing...
    Paperplane25 Paperplane25 16-17, F Mar 9, 2014

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    Horrible Allergic Reaction

     I'd never had a reaction that bad. Still not sure what it was. Probably the sunflower seeds. I thought it was going away when my lip and throat swelling went down... then came the itching. Took a shower in an attempt to wash all the itchy off, but it just got worse. By...
    sombrehippie sombrehippie 22-25, F Mar 12, 2009

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    I was having a shower

    when my boy-friend, Matt, called over. (Not my 'boyfriend'. A boy who was a friend. :P) Anyway, he told me if I was okay, and I said yes. When he asked if he could come in, I told him no because I was in the shower. He started joking about how he wouldn't look, but I knew him. I...
    Auroan Auroan 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29, 2014

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    I Had Heat Exhaustion

    The one and only time I fainted was when I was a teenager (I'm now 31). LA was experiencing a severe heat wave that summer. It was 108 degrees that day, and I was out for my usual weekly horseback riding lesson. For anyone who's never taken formal riding lessons, they make...
    Sirensong Sirensong 31-35 2 Responses Oct 6, 2008

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    In My Teens

    I was kneeling in the bathroom floor while my step sister used me for a practice head of hair.  I told her i was feeling funny and of course she just told me to sit still..... I fainted...she thought i was faking it........until my head banged against the toilet....LMAO...
    Lexus Lexus 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2007

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    I was suffering from dehydration due to a

    illness and because I am pig headed I kept trying to do things when my body clearly needed rest. That feeling..the tingling and then fade to black. Awesome and scary at the same time.
    JackisMe JackisMe 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 13, 2014

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    When I was in Primary5 I was giving a

    presentation on the new local Tesco to my peers and I fainted on my teacher. I apologise for that Mrs Frost.
    HandsomePrince1 HandsomePrince1 16-17, M Sep 19, 2014

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    I've fainted a few times,

    and I find it to be pretty embarrassing lol. - 4th Grade Choir Practice: I was 9, and we were practicing for a choir performance. It was summer in LA, and the air conditioning had broken. I began feeling dizzy, and I told the girl next to me, who didn't listen. I remember...
    countrygirlrachel countrygirlrachel 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 13

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    i was a flight attendant

    and i didn't sleep or ate before leaving, i had a 12hr flight and i felt light headed the whole time, its not until when i reached my hotel room when it happened, the cold ac got to me the room turned upside down, and i fell face down on the floor out cold, i was out for a...
    stephany125 stephany125 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Another Serial Fainter

    I started fainting when I was about 8 years old and got an injection at school.... Wham! Out on the floor. Since then I've fainted in doctors' offices, at sporting events, at work, at parties.... All my firends know NOT to invite me to be a bridesmaid! (That hasn't stopped me...
    ardenswood ardenswood 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 10, 2007

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    so yesterday, i gave blood,

    my cousin drove me home, i sat on my couch, kicked of my shoes and watched tv, my phone rang i got up and next thing i know im waking up on the floor, i was probably out for 15 min is that a long time?
    Deezny51 Deezny51 22-25, F Dec 10, 2014

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    It Happens Regulary

    yesterday at work and the time before that was about 3 weeks ago whilst at the vets with my dog. Since I was very young I've always fainted and must have went through it over 100 times easily (I'm now in my late 20's). Even though it happens quite regulary it is still very...
    Debs79 Debs79 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 20, 2007

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    Partway through last year I was in science

    and we were doing biology. I think you can guess what happened haha. We in the science lab and the teacher explained that we were going to dissect sheep's brain and asked if anyone faints. After no-one put their hand up, I was the idiot who said no. (I hadn't fainted in front...
    BriGrace BriGrace 13-15, F Feb 21

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    Fainting Experiences

    I remember while in junior school seeing many girls faint in assembley or in class. It seemed that almost evey day during assembly there was a loud thud, and another girl was flat out on the floor. Between 1980-1983 I worked with someone who was a frequent fainter. She later...
    hev7575 hev7575 41-45 1 Response Dec 2, 2008

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    I fainted today. I have condition where

    when stand up too fast I get really dizzy, but I've never fainted before because of it. I had been lying down and got up suddenly, not for any particular reason, and I felt the familiar sensation a dizziness, but for some reason it was a lot stronger than normal. This is...
    bunnybunny123 bunnybunny123 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 6, 2014

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    Mid/late last year (2014) I was standing in the

    middle of my room, trying to work out why I came in here, when next thing I know I'm sprawled out on the floor with my head on the side railing of my bed. My head pounded rhythmically, stabbing almost. Apparently I made a bang when I hit my head because I could hear people...
    BriGrace BriGrace 13-15, F Feb 21

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    Was It Real!?

    It was winter and i was out on one of the morning wanders I always have. I decided to get my friends to come with me and we went to the den. The den was ages away and my chest was really hurting but i stupidly ignored it I hatte the fuss people make over every small thing. So...
    thefainter thefainter 13-15, F Mar 15, 2012

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    Fainted After I Was Humiliated

    I had a free consultation in a pharmacy store and I was humiliated by a doctor telling me that I am already 19 years old and I should have went all by myself into the consultation without the help of my mom. The reason why I did not go by myself is because I'm afraid I might...
    isha07 isha07 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 28, 2013

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    Oh-kayyyyyy, so I may be a little out of date

    posting my stories but I have reasons. Anyway It was a Tuesday, I had just walked into the last lesson of school and i felt fine, not dizzy, lightheaded or anything, then suddenly I woke up in the room, there were 2 people, my teacher and next doors teacher, the rest of the...
    thedimone thedimone 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 24, 2014

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    Six Flags New England

    ok me and my husband decided to spend the weekend with my cousin candis and her bf daren in massachusettes .. we planned to go to six flags. we went there . the weather was great well it was a little too hot for me. we had eaten at some little restaurant there. which was great...
    alwaysbeafriend alwaysbeafriend 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 10, 2007

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    A few months ago I woke up at like 4am with

    really bad stomach pains. I started to feel really hot and flushed so I got up and walked down the hall to the bathroom to put water on my face to try to cool down. When I got there I suddenly started to feel really faint and clammy and like I was going to throw up. I went to...
    anna121belle anna121belle 16-17, F May 24

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    Fainting

    i've fainted so many times.... i probably faint  8-10 times a year, i'm not exagerating. it can be for all sort of reasons; needles, vaccines, blood tests, not eating breackfast that day, standing for a while, watching a scary movie (haha that was a funny story. once, i was...
    mangolover14 mangolover14 16-17 2 Responses Sep 5, 2008

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